Stress and GERD

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Can stress or a bad bought of frustration cause or encourage acid reflux - I had a stressful evening last week and since then my chest has not only felt bad but the next day I had acid reflux as well as a much faster heart beat than usual.v6jnbm

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    Hi Byron,sorry to hear you are experiencing problems and I hope you are not feeling too unwell.Stress is a big factor in this illness and can be a vicious circle.
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    So is a faster heartbeat a symptom of acid reflux?
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    Byron, I've had bad refux for several years but have never experienced faster heartbeat. It's probably a very good idea to see him/her about absolutely any heart concerns.
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